Our church doors are open to the public!PALM SUNDAY COVID-19 PROTOCOL
Following the Divine Liturgy, Fr. Volodymyr will bless the pussywillows. Worshipers will remain seated until a coordinator instructs them when to step out of their pew to obtain their pussywillows and proshora. The faithful must not kiss the icon or the cross and must proceed to the right-hand side rear door exit, and once outside, proceed to leave the church premises (yard). There must not be any group gatherings outside the church.
BASKET BLESSING AND PASCHA (EASTER SUNDAY) CHURCH ATTENDANCE
In order to not exceed 25 people (according to Quebec government directives), to have your baskets blessed on Saturday, May 1st (schedule below) or to attend the Paschal services on Sunday, May 2nd, you are required to preregister between April 26 – 30 with Anna Malynowsky (Анна Малиновська) at (514) 232-2818 or email@example.com.
Head coordinator: Yoris Gella (514) 626-1625.
Saturday, May 1: Blessing of baskets in the temple (not in the parish hall - entrance through the front only). Please arrive 15 minutes earlier.
Please pre-register for one of the following time slots: 3 pm – 4 pm – 5 pm
Parish Regulations for Attending Church Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Kindly read the regulations in their entirety to ensure that you clearly understand all the rules and recommendations that you are required to follow while attending Sunday Liturgy. Volunteers will be in the church building during the Sunday Liturgy to assist you and to provide you with instruction.
If you are looking for a way to touch lives with the love and hope of Jesus Christ, consider volunteering. Volunteers are very much needed to keep the church open for Sunday Liturgy. Kindly consider volunteering at least one Sunday in September or October. To volunteer, please contact the volunteer coordinator Oksana Shakhvieliedova (Оксана Шахвєлєдова) (438) 921-1897 (after 5:30 p.m.) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require further information about attending Sunday Liturgy, please do not hesitate to contact the re-opening of the church coordinator Yoris Gella (Юрій Гела) at (514) 626-1625.
We are streaming our services from YouTube.
ENGLISH AND FRENCH TYPIKA SERVICE • OFFICE DES TYPIQUES EN ANGLAIS ET EN FRANÇAIS on the first Sunday of every month (unless otherwise indicated). Following the Ukrainian-language Divine Liturgy, there will be a second service at 11:00 am. Le premier dimanche de chaque mois (sauf indication contraire), après la Divine Liturgie en ukrainien, il y aura un deuxième office à 11h.
ST SOPHIE ADULT MINISTRIES LECTURE SERIES (poster 2020-2021)
The theme: "The Cross, the Tomb, and the Three-Day Resurrection of Jesus Christ: Holy Week and Pascha in Biblical and Liturgical Sources" will be presented in Ukrainian by Deacon Daniel Galadza (Toronto) following the Divine Liturgy, on Sunday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to watch the live streaming from our YouTube channel: Saint Sophie Orthodox Cathedral Montreal. Questions may be posted on our Facebook page: OFFICIAL Saint Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. Everyone is encouraged to attend virtually!
CHURCH CHOIR There are no rehearsals during the pandemic and the choir will not sing in church. For more information, please contact Helena Waverchuck at (514) 620-9494.
ST SOPHIE CAMP Info Halyna Pylypchyk (438) 931-8702
EPISTLESFr Volodymyr Kouchnir's Paschal Message
Great Lenten Epistle of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine 2021
Patriarchal Catechetical Homily for the opening of Great and Holy Lent 2021
Fr Volodymyr Letter (September 2020)
STATEMENT FROM UOCC MET. YURIJ RE REOPENING OF CHURCHES CHECKLIST (June 16, 2020)
STATEMENT FROM UOCC MET. YURIJ (June 5, 2020)
Paschal Epistle 2020 from the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops beyond the borders of Ukraine
A Message to Canadians from Religious Leaders in Canada in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 30, 2020)
Fr Volodymyr Letter (March 27, 2020)
STATEMENT FROM UOCC MET. YURIJ (March 23, 2020)
Divine Liturgy Live Stream - Fr Volodymyr Letter (March 22, 2020)
STATEMENT FROM UOCC MET. YURIJ (March 16, 2020)
STATEMENT FROM UOCC MET. YURIJ (March 13, 2020)
St Sophie Cathedral Letter COVID-19 (March 13, 2020)
Statement from The Canadian Council of Churches on COVID-19
Communique from the Ecumenical Patriarchate (Coronavirus)
Santé Québec Website
Santé Québec site web
Public Health Agency of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update
Agence de la santé publique du Canada : Maladie à coronavirus (COVID-19) : Mise à jour sur l’éclosion